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Okay so I've been trying to make it so that an empty object will become a child in my cube parent object but I don't know how to make it become a child.
I've tried pressing shift to make the empty object into my cube parent but it doesn't make the empty parent become a child.
Aug 2, 2017 at 20:24
Shaow Wolf Shaow Wolf
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This has to be done in Object Mode.
First select the object you want as a children (in your case, the empty). Hold SHIFT while you select the object you want to become the parent of the object you selected first (Note that the outline around your empty object should turn from a bright orange to a dark orange color).
Then press CTRL+P and select "Select parent to "Object"".
GIF illustrating the process:
Hope this helps.
Aug 2, 2017 at 22:58
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To set the parent very fast go to the
and drag the 'empty icon' of an Outliner Empty to the 'mesh icon' of the Cube. You may also unparent the objects in the same way.
Aug 3, 2017 at 11:00
Paul Gonet Paul Gonet
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